A recent transplant to Fairfield County after a lifetime in the Midwest, Kelly is a self-proclaimed "Old Mom" having all 4 of her kids after 40. Married to a hot Italian, Kelly lives in Trumbull with their 4 kids and 2 big dogs. Kelly is obsessed with the Gilmore Girls and loves Steely Dan, books, movies, and running.

If You Carried

We all know that nothing can really prepare us for Motherhood. No amount of books or blogs or advice from friends and family can really ready us for the massive undertaking of caring for...

Things That Should Make You Feel Better about Your Motherhood

Motherhood often requires a great sense of humor. And if you can’t find a way to laugh, you just might cry. Or eat a pint of ice cream, and nobody wants to do that...

The Freedom and Power of Fear

Nervous. Scared. Terrified. Those are just a few of the words I hear parents use quite often. People seem to be afraid of something terrible happening to their kid(s). And who can blame them?...
food challenge

What I Learned When I Tried a Food Challenge

My town’s Moms Club has many smaller groups like a book club, age guided playgroups, and my favorite, The Wellness page on Facebook.  Members provide each other with accountability, recipes, and challenges. The ones...

5 Tips to Keep Your Cool This Summer

70 Days. My kids are out of school and home with me for 70 days. I decided that this year was going to be as unstructured as possible. So that means I did not...
worst mom ever

37 Reasons I am the WORST Mom EVER

When I first sat down to write this post, I intended to make you laugh a little bit. But the truth is, a lot of us struggle with the idea of being bad moms....

How to Get a “Free” New Wardrobe

There are so many reasons I love my Moms Club. I wouldn’t even know where to begin, but for the purposes of today, let me tell you about our most recent Moms Night Out. We...

SAD Momma How I Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

I’m not a doctor, but I’m pretty sure that I suffer from a touch of the Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which, according to WebMD is a "Type of depression that occurs during the same season each year....

Mantras Mantras Everywhere

Like most parents, I feel like I am constantly being pulled in 100 different directions; sometimes all at once. With 4 kids under 7 (at least for another week), I am refereeing fights, packing...

5 Signs You Might be a Mommy Martyr

  I know a few martyrs. Mommy martyrs, to be more specific. I am talking about the kind of women who NEVER put themselves first. Who are always thinking of others. Most times it’s their kids, but it can...